Van Vogt, A.E. (Alfred Elton), 1912-2000

Alternative names

Hide Profile

A. E. Van Vogt was born April 26, 1912, in Winnipeg, Canada. Van Vogt published his first short story in 1939, and this first novel in 1946. He is cited by Alexei Panshin as one of the three major writers of the 1940s. He was voted most popular writer by fan polls, and received numerous awards for his science fiction. Van Vogt was best know for his novel, Slan, and for this books in the Null-A series, bring the ideas of general semantics into the science fiction realm. Van Vogt died March 26, 2000 .

From the guide to the Inventory of the A. E. (Alfred Ellis) Van Vogt Collection: Sci Fi MSS 00220., ca. 1949-1956, (Cushing Memorial Library)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Frederik Pohl Papers, 1917-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Inventory of the A. E. (Alfred Ellis) Van Vogt Collection: Sci Fi MSS 00220., ca. 1949-1956 Cushing Memorial Library,
referencedIn Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, 1841-1993. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Forrest J Ackerman Papers, 1924-1977 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith Ackerman, Forrest J. person
associatedWith Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968 person
associatedWith Pohl, Frederik. person
associatedWith Shasta Publishers corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Science fiction
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1912-04-26

Death 2000-01-26

Americans

English

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xr1vrc

Ark ID: w6xr1vrc

SNAC ID: 46519272